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Candice’s Favorite Hero: Gregory House M.D.

August 20, 2014 |

It’s a strange thing when you contemplate who you could choose as a personal hero of yours. You could choose someone real and someone that actually makes a difference to Humanity but that’s a bit heavy for a place like … Read More

Jeramy’s Favorite Hero: Green Arrow

August 19, 2014 |

The task of choosing a favorite anything that you’re very fond of is tough. If you really love to eat, choosing a favorite food is difficult. If you love movies, picking a favorite is near impossible. When it comes to … Read More

Daily Crate at the Cons: Gamescom Highlights Wrap-Up!

August 19, 2014 |

Gamescom is over! And after days of trying out games and talking to developers, there’s plenty of intel and interesting news to talk about. Time for some highlights!

Let’s start with Super Smash Bros 4, the highly anticipated sequel to … Read More

Jen’s Favorite Hero: The Crow

August 18, 2014 |

When choosing a favorite hero, I’m always hard pressed to choose between Swamp Thing and Eric, aka The Crow. Both entered my life at a crucial time and as such, both are much endeared to me. While Swamp Thing has … Read More

Super Smash Bros. Character Showdown – Zelda vs. Sheik

August 18, 2014 |

It was the rumble in the jungle last week here at The Daily Crate, when we put the iconic Donkey Kong head-to-head with the monkey in his shadow, Diddy Kong for another Super Smash Bros. Character Showdown. Donkey Kong goes … Read More

Voice Actor I’m Obsessed with this Week: Doug Cockle

August 16, 2014 |

I am quite possibly as obsessed with voice actors as I am with video game soundtracks. However, unlike soundtracks, my obsession with voice actors goes well beyond video games. Anime, cartoons, video games, movies—I love ‘em all, even the really … Read More

Joshua’s Favorite Hero: Batman

August 15, 2014 |

When HEROES was announced as August’s Loot Crate theme, it felt like the perfect balance to the previous theme of VILLAINS. For every action, there is a reaction, and in the case of good versus evil, for every villain, there … Read More

Trailer Rally: Camp X-Ray, Revenge of the Green Dragons, Mortdecai, The Canal, Rudderless

August 15, 2014 |

A trip to Cuba, a Chinese street gang, a British eccentric, and a tragic musician make up this week’s collection of the trailers that caught my eye. Here’s a look at them, and my take on each.

Camp X-Ray … Read More

Opinion: The Curse of The Dark Knight

August 15, 2014 |

In the mid-’80s, Alan Moore lent his tell-tale dark touch to Batman with his highly influential The Killing Joke which remains one of the best Batman graphic novels of all time. A few years later, Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight … Read More

Keri’s Favorite Hero: Rogue

August 14, 2014 |

When we were tasked with trying to pick our individual favorite hero out of any medium where heroes exist (I joked about writing about my mom, and the EIC said go for it!), I was completely perplexed. How could I … Read More

Movie Review: A Most Wanted Man

August 14, 2014 |

There are two types of spy movies: the action-oriented types, with suave characters, international villains, and huge explosions (i.e., James Bond) and the political thriller-oriented type. The former is much more prevalent and popular than the latter, but when you’re … Read More

Nickelodeon Shows You Forgot You Loved: Hey Dude

August 14, 2014 |

Inspiration and ideas come from weird places sometimes, that’s for sure. For the latest instalment of Nickelodeon Shows You Forgot You Loved, I actually had a handful of ideas I wanted to run with up until I was practically gift-wrapped … Read More

TV Review: The Strain Season 1, Episode 5

August 13, 2014 |

This week’s episode of The Strain, The Runaways, continues the series’ grand tradition of taking two steps forward, and three steps back. Eph and Abraham Setrakian are hot on the heels of the escaped plane victims, but we soon learn … Read More

Be A Fake Genius: Generating Random Scientific Research Papers

August 13, 2014 |

Have you ever wanted to break into the exciting world of computer science research, but didn’t know where to start? Have you ever hoped to receive a grant to continue your valuable experimentation without having any experimentation to fund?

Today … Read More